Lygodesmia texana (Torr. & A. Gray) Greene
Texas Skeleton Plant, Texas Skeleton Weed, Skeleton-plant, Purple Dandelion, Flowering Straw
Asteraceae (Aster Family)USDA Symbol: LYTE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: N of Canyon Lake, Lake Island Dr. at Military Dr., Canyon Lake Island.
Habitat: Frequent in colonies. Open, grassy areas along roadside.
Description: Erect plant 2' high with few branches. Leaves few, short, linear. Flowers lavender, 1" wide.
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: June 3, 1992
Specimen number: 50
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0229
Accession Date: July 17, 1992
Accession Number: 16 Annotations: SCFRC